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  1. News - World - GERMANY

    German inmates set up first union to push for better pay

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 03:49am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian Inmates form union to push for better pay, pension A group of inmates at a prison in Berlin have set up the world's first union for prisoners to campaign for a minimum wage and a pension scheme. Inmates at Berlin Tegel jail work regular shifts in kitchens and workshops, which the union says makes them "de facto employees, just like their colleagues ...

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    Call for crackdown on Germany's self-styled 'Sharia Police' patrols

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 08:45pm by AFP

    ... to be one of those behind the idea. We must examine a ban of these supposed guardians of Islamic virtues POLITICIAN VOLKER KAUDER Under German law, the "Sharia Police" could at most face ... the parliamentary group leader of Merkel's conservatives, said that the police alone were responsible for upholding public order. "Therefore we must examine a ban of these supposed guardians ...

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    Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl takes dim view of Gorbachev, Merkel

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 11:21pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Former German chancellor dismisses Gorbachev's legacy, Merkel's table manners Kohl dishes the dirt on his fellow leaders Angela Merkel could barely hold a knife and fork properly, while Mikhail Gorbachev left behind a pretty forgettable legacy. Such are the musings of Helmut Kohl according to a new book, which also shows the formidable former ...

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    German sausage makers fined 338 million euros for pricefixing

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:52pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Some of the Germany's biggest food producers have been fined €338 million (HK$3.6 billion) for cooking up a plan to fix the price of sausages. The Federal Cartel ... agreements using "organised ring-round calls". The Guardian ...

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    Karl May museum under fire over display of native American scalps

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:47pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Museum blasted over native American scalps A museum dedicated to the adventure novelist Karl May has been accused of disrespecting the wishes of the American native tribes that once inspired his stories by refusing to hand over a collection of scalps. Since its foundation in 1928, the Karl May Museum in Radebeul, near Dresden, has held 17 human scalps ...

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    Heinrich Himmler letters found in Israel shed light on leading Nazi

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:40am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Stash of documents gives an insight into one of the men most responsible for the Holocaust Lost letters from Himmler revealed Lost letters, photographs and diaries by Heinrich Himmler have been discovered in Israel, shedding new light on one of the men most directly responsible for the Holocaust. The stash of Nazi-era documents is held in a Tel Aviv bank vault, ...

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    German police may use 'Nazi Shazam to detect illegal far-right songs

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:46pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Police may use phone app to detect neo-Nazi songs German authorities are considering equipping police with a smartphone app that would instantly recognise illegal neo-Nazi songs. Already dubbed the "Nazi Shazam", after the music identification program, the software would allow authorities to react instantly if far-right songs were played on radio, ...

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    German brewers want beer law listed as Unesco world cultural treasure

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 10:50pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Brewers want beer lawlisted as cultural treasure Water, barley and hops: those were the only three ingredients permitted in brewing, according to the Bavarian beer purity law formulated by dukes Wilhelm IV and Ludwig X on 23 April, 1516. Now the union of German brewers is trying to get the purity law- known as the Reinheitsgebot- designated a Unesco world ...

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    German vice-chancellor puts aside one afternoon a week to be dad

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 12:13am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Vice-chancellor plansto take afternoon off every week- to be a dad As the vice-chancellor of the largest economy in Europe and the leader of Germany's second largest party, Sigmar Gabriel has a full work schedule this year- except for Wednesday afternoons. The second most powerful person in German politics revealed he will take off an afternoon each ...

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    Barbie Dreamhouse in Berlin a pink nightmare for protesters

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Barbie's Dreamhouse a nightmare for protesters To some it would be a dream home, albeit a slightly kitsch one. To others it resembles a very pink house of horrors that has no place in a modern city. The first life-sized Barbie house to be unveiled in Europe opened in Berlin yesterday, but Barbie fans were far outnumbered by feminist protesters ...




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